Mayku FormBox - Desktop Vacuum Former

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BRING YOUR IDEAS TO LIFE

The Mayku FormBox puts the power of making in your hands. Attach a vacuum (sold separately) to act as a pump, it works with a world of materials and helps you to make your ideas real. Whether you’re crafting by hand or partnering with your 3D printer, the FormBox is your very own desktop production line.

 

Key features of the Mayku FormBox:

  • Prototype Speed

Rapidly create product prototypes with high quality finishes to show your
clients your vision, in real life.

  • 3D printing and FormBox

Pioneer the future of desktop manufacturing. Partner the FormBox with
your 3D printer to create professional batches of products from your
studio.

  • Small footprint, big power

The FormBox gives you advanced manufacturing technology in a space
no larger than a laptop, giving you and your business the space you
need to grow.  The ceramic heater has a range of 160c to 340c,
preparing your plastic to form whilst carefully placed fans keep the FormBox running cool.

  • Precision control

Take control over your making with precise time and temperature
settings - for consistent mold making, every time.

  • Making, made simple

The FormBox has been meticulously designed to make a complex
process as simple as possible, leaving you to focus on your ideas. It’s
making, made simple. A tray click and handle design, with cast aluminum
hinges, in one single mechanism. Using the FormBox is as easy as possible.

 

Formbox Illustration

FormBox Specs

Size and Weight

Height - 315mm
Length (With Handles) - 466mm
Width - 274mm
Forming bed - 200mm x 200mm
Draw Depth - 130mm
Weight - 13kgs

Power

The Unit ships with the North American 110V Model.
Temp range of the built-in heater is 160C - 340C.

Heater

The metal can get quite hot, so to keep you safe, the front and back top edges are lined next to the heater with two silicone strips.

Supportive guide rails have been added on each side of the ceramic heater for safety in transit.

Compatible Materials

The Mayku FormBox works best with thermoplastic sheets of 0.25 - 1.5mm in thickness. Here are the technical terms: 

  • PETg (Commonly found in: Food safe molds) 
  • HIPS (Commonly found in: Disposable cups) 
  • ABS (The stuff lego is made from) 
  • Polystyrene (Commonly found in: Product packaging) 
  • Polycarbonate (Commonly found in: Drinks bottles) 
  • Polyethylene (Commonly found in: Sheet and foamed sheet) 
  • Acrylic PMMA (Commonly found in: Light up signs)

 

In the Box:

FormBox Vacuum Former
Power Cord
Universal Vacuum Adaptor
15 x Cast Sheets
15 x Form Sheets
1kg of Power Plaster 

Special Notes & Warnings:

Required:  Vacuum Cleaner that is lower than 2000 watts

Heating elements can reach up to 340C, do not let children under age use without direct adult supervision. 

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